Recent Examples of edema from the Web
His son, Dr. Joshua Needleman, said the cause was lung failure resulting from edema, an excess of fluid.
What this will do is shrink fat cells by getting rid of the edema (swelling) in the tissues.
Undoubtedly, Bradford still has edema from the bone bruise suffered in the season opener on Sept. 11.
My body reacts to the stresses of surgery by producing a high degree of edema, especially in my legs.
Phase 1 focuses on reducing pain, edema and scarring along with developing coordination in an effort to progress to phase 2 as quickly as the patient will tolerate (JOSPT 2010).
Seems that glycyrrhizin, the sweetening compound derived from licorice root, can cause potassium levels to decrease, which can result in abnormal heart rhythms, high blood pressure, edema, even congestive heart failure.
Catravas has spent decades studying endothelial cells, the thin layer that lines blood vessels; patients with sepsis leak blood through the cell walls, causing pulmonary edema and death.
When that happens, some people can experience abnormal heart rhythms, high blood pressure, edema or swelling, lethargy, or even congestive heart failure.
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Origin and Etymology of edema
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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